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Jacobs manufactures 7 millionth engine brake
20th September 2017

Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, the world’s leading manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engine retarding systems and valve actuation mechanisms, announces the sale of its 7 millionth engine brake and that it will be displaying its latest technologies at the inaugural North American Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV). While 31 years passed before Jacobs sold its one […]

Jacobs’ hardware, developed to meet Tula’s systems requirements, will further enhance fuel savings and emissions reductions. Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, the world’s leading manufacturer of heavy-duty diesel engine retarding systems and valve actuation systems, has entered into a collaboration with internal combustion controls company Tula Technology Inc. The two businesses will work closely together to enable […]

Jacobs Vehicle Systems® (JVS), the world’s leading manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engine retarding systems and valve actuation mechanisms, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Dennis Gallagher as President. As president, Gallagher will direct all facets of JVS’s global operations while meeting the customers’ and JVS’s short- and long-term strategic initiatives. “We […]

Jacobs eliminates the need for valve lashing adjustments and makes lashless valvetrains compatible with engine braking, benefiting fuel economy and emissions. Technology to be exhibited for the first time at Agritechnica 2019 in Germany. Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, a worldwide manufacturer of diesel engine retarding systems and valve actuation systems, has introduced its Fulcrum Bridge technology […]

OF1621 model features an Allison T270 with a retarder for extending brake life – and significantly reducing maintenance costs BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – Mercedes-Benz Argentina and its official dealer COLCAR teamed up with Allison to develop a new bus for public passenger transportation. The front-engine OF1621 chassis is equipped with a T270 fully automatic transmission, […]

ANOTHER MILESTONE FOR JACOBS VEHICLE SYSTEMS
16th October 2019

Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, a leading worldwide manufacturer of heavy-duty diesel engine retarding systems and valve actuation systems, recently celebrated the delivery of its eight millionth engine brake. This milestone comes less than two years after Jacobs shipped its seven millionth brake, and nearly 60 years after the company’s first engine brake, invented by Clessie Cummins, […]

Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, the world’s leading manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engine retarding systems and valve actuation mechanisms, has been honoured by Cummins Inc. with the Category Partnership Award. During a recent joint-leadership meeting, Cummins Inc. presented Jacobs Vehicle Systems (Jacobs®) with the Category Partner Award to recognize Jacobs as a world leader in […]

Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, a worldwide manufacturer of heavy-duty diesel engine retarding systems and valve actuation systems, recently released the results of fuel consumption and emission reduction tests with the company’s Cylinder Deactivation (CDA) technology under evaluation with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Super Truck II programme. Jacobs’ CDA was installed on a 13-litre Navistar engine […]

A new version of Jacobs’ innovative braking technology is part of a common modular design frame of compression release brakes that can be specified according to customer engine characteristics and adapted to local market requirements. Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, the world’s leading manufacturer of heavy-duty diesel engine retarding systems, has launched 1.5 Stroke HPD, a new […]

JACOBS VEHICLE SYSTEMS OPENS FIRST EUROPEAN FACTORY
19th November 2019

Jacobs Vehicle Systems, a worldwide manufacturer of heavy-duty diesel engine retarding and valve actuation systems, recently shipped the company’s first engine brake from its newly opened European facility near the city of Brno in the Czech Republic. With its headquarters in Bloomfield, CT, and its Suzhou facility in Eastern China, Brno becomes the third production […]

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